Texas State at Colorado State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/17/2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017
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The Texas State Bobcats head to Moby Arena to take on the Colorado State Rams on Sunday, December 17, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Colorado State as 5 point favorites.
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Texas State heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-5. They currently have a point differential of 6.6 as they are averaging 71.4 points per contest while giving up 64.8 per game. Colorado State has an overall mark of 4-6. They are averaging 69.6 points per contest and giving up 78.3, which is a point differential of -8.7.
Valuable Texas State Bobcats Betting Trends
The Texas State Bobcats are 1-3 against the spread this season
The Texas State Bobcats are 2-2 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado State Rams Betting Trends
The Colorado State Rams are 1-6 against the spread this season
The Colorado State Rams are 4-3 against the over/under this year
Key Texas State Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado State Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nijal Pearson averages 14.3 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is 62%. Immanuel King averages 10.1 points per contest in 23.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 70% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Prentiss Nixon scores 18.6 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Che Bob averages 10.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.9 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas State averages 71.4 points per contest this year, which is 253rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 124th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 149th in Division 1. They average 35.2 boards per contest and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 222nd and 210th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 81st with 15.0 per game. The Bobcats allow 64.8 points per contest, which is 50th in the country. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 263rd and 118th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 28.4 rebounds a game which ranks 4th, and they allow 12.5 assists per game which puts them in 137th place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado State is 281st in the country with 69.6 points per contest this season. They are 321st in the nation in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -8.7. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 309th in Division 1. They are 64th in the country in rebounding with 39.3 boards per contest and 323rd in assists per game with 11.2. The Rams are 76th in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Rams give up 78.3 points per game, which ranks them 295th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 270th and 265th in those defensive statistics. They rank 288th with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 163rd with 34.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Rams are 53rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Bobcats are 171st in the nation in offensive rating with 105.9, and their defensive rating of 96.1 is ranked 108th. In terms of pace they are 313th in the country with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 154th. As a team they are 166th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 255th in Division 1. Texas State is 49th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 228th in the nation.
Colorado State is 101st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 299th in the nation. The Rams are 305th in the country in offensive rating with 96, and their defensive rating of 108 is ranked 290th. In terms of pace they are 117th in Division 1 with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 331st. As a team they are 320th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 226th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Texas State/Colorado State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas State +5
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